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Daniel Boyarin Teaches Talmud

November 25, 2019

This November, the HUC-JIR Community was privileged to host Dr. Daniel Boyarin for the Annual Feld Memorial Lecture at the Klau Library in Cincinnati.

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Kitab Teme'ah : Book of Impurity

October 28, 2019

This small manuscript contains laws of ritual purity especially in the conte

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Comics Without Jews?? Nothing Much to Talk About

September 25, 2019

Bill Love, a comic book expert and reviewer, joined us at the Klau Library for a double session on the impact of Jews on the comic book industry. His talk was titled "Comics Without Jews?

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Avner Moriah - New at the Klau NY

September 23, 2019

Earlier this month, Sheila and Bill Lambert donated a meaningful and wondrous set of the five books of Moses, in memory of Rabbi Aaron Panken, Ph.D., z”l, HUC-JIR Past President (2014-2018), and Rabbi Dr.

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Annual Association of Jewish Libraries Conference in LA

July 17, 2019

The Association of Jewish Libraries had their 54th annual conference in Woodland Hills, CA north of LA

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The Borscht Belt: Jews on Vacation

July 02, 2019

New at the Klau Library in Cincinnati is our very summer-appropriate exhibit titled "The Borsht Belt: Jews on Vacation." This exhibit highlights a unique slice of American Jewish history, when the upwardly mobile Jews began leaving in droves from

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Rabbi Richard N. Levy z.l.

June 24, 2019

The Frances-Henry Library joins HUC-JIR and the greater community in mourning the loss of Rabbi Richard Levy.

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A Pentateuch for Pentecost

June 06, 2019

One of the most significant traditional associations with the festival of Shavuot (Pentacost) is the belief that the Torah was given to the Jewish people at
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Counting the Omer

May 22, 2019

Tonight is Lag BaOmer – the thirty-third day of the Omer! In honor of this festive day, we are presenting below a selection of pages from our collection of Omer counting manuscripts.

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Get to Know the Four Sons

April 15, 2019

“K’neged arba banim dibra Torah.”

“The Torah alludes to four children.”

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